Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Historic Property Highlights
Highlights the diverse range of historic properties (e.g., national cemetery monuments, staff quarters, and designed landscapes) managed by VA with photographs and historic as-built drawings. References important features, themes, and periods in VA history.
NPS Travel Itinerary - National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Travel itinerary developed by the National Park Service for the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. This Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary highlights the 11 branches of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, all of which are listed or have been determined eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
NPS Travel Itinerary - Civil War Era National Cemeteries
Travel itinerary developed by the National Park Service to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. This Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary features 116 National Cemeteries from the Civil War era, all of which are listed or are eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. All 116 National Cemeteries are maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Park Service, or the Department of the Army.
Department of Veterans Affairs - History
The United States has the most comprehensive system of assistance for veterans of any nation in the world, a system with roots that can be traced back to 1636, when the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony were at war with the Pequot Indians. This link provides a general history of VA and its three administrations.
National Cemetery Administration - History Program
Links detailing National Cemetery Administration general history, outreach activities, and historic resource information as generated or managed by National Cemetery Administration Historians. The pages provide information on recent and ongoing research, monuments and notable burials, and historic preservation projects and documentation.
National Cemetery Administration - Historic Properties
Many of the oldest national cemeteries and soldiers lots managed by the National Cemetery Administration are recognized as historically significant and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and/or designated as National Historic Landmarks. This link serves as a database of the National Cemetery Administration's historic properties and their associated National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmark documentation.